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hold on

phrasal verb with hold uk   /həʊld/  us   /hoʊld/ verb (held, held)

(WAIT)

B1 informal used to tell someone to wait for a short time: Hold on, I'll check in my diary.C1 informal used to say that you are confused or surprised by something that you have just heard or read and want to understand it: Now hold on, Ed, that wasn't what we agreed at all!C1 to manage to stay alive or to deal with a difficult situation: We just had to hold on until help arrived.
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(HOLD)

to hold something or someone firmly with your hands or arms: She held on tightly to his waist.
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Traducciones de “hold on”
en coreano 잠시만 기다려…
en árabe اِنْتَظِر…
en portugués esperar…
en catalán esperar…
en japonés 待つ…
en italiano aspettare…
en chino (tradicionál) 等待, 等一下…
en ruso ждать, держаться, ухватиться…
en turco beklemek, durmak, sağlam tutmak…
en chino (simplificado) 等待, 等一下…
en polaco zaczekać, trzymać się…
(Definition of hold on from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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